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Junior Clinical Fellow (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Morriston, Swansea
Salary
£33,883 to £44,826 a year per annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Cardiothoracic surgery
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Applications are invited for a Junior Clinical Fellows to join the Cardiothoracic Unit in Morriston Hospital, Swansea. The successful candidate will participate in a 1:8 full shift rota. The posts equivalent to core trainee level, will be joining a team of 5 Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeons, 2 Consultant Thoracic Surgeons, 9 Registrars (combination of NTN higher surgical trainee and Senior Clinical Fellows) and 2 junior deanery trainees. Successful candidates must have completed FP1 and FP2 years or the equivalent in order to apply

Main duties of the job

Approximately 700-750 cardiac Operations and 350-400 thoracic procedures are undertaken annually at the unit with exposure to all aspects of adult cardiac and thoracic surgical practice. Cardiac Surgical Unit has close collaboration with the all the allied speciality (especially interventional cardiology) and has very active TAVI programme as well as minimally invasive cardiac & thoracic surgical programmes. The unit has strong links with Swansea University and Swansea medical school. There are active academic links and juniors in the past have undertaken research projects leading to higher degrees.

About us

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for individuals to be part of the Cardiothoracic Team. Though, the posts are not formally recognised for training, but the experience will be comparable to that of the trainees. The post holders will access to whole spectrum of clinical work including ward based duties as well as operative experience in the theatre with supervised operating. Participation in educational programmes and assessment as well as audit and research will be encouraged and fully supported.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The posts would be ideal for an ambitious doctor looking to gain further experience in cardiothoracic surgery in preparation for a future career in cardiothoracic surgery or related allied speciality.

The SBU Cardiothoracic Unit has excellent clinical facilities with a 25 bedded ward, 8 bedded Level 2 HDU unit and a 12 bedded Level 3 Cardiac Unit Care Unit that has undergone major investment and refurbishment in 2016.

Person Specification
English
Essential

  • Full GMC/GDC Registration
  • MBBS or recognised equivalent
  • Relevant experience (at SHO level) in cardiothoracic surgery

English
Desirable

  • Further relevant degree/diploma/teaching qualification
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS/experience of NHS working practices and systems.
  • Experience of cardiothoracic surgery


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